Proviso Math and Science Academy will hold its final admissions assessment at 9 a.m. Saturday for students interested in attending the school for the 2009-2010 school year.
Students applying to the academy must participate in an assessment event administered at PMSA as part of the admissions process . It involves a non-verbal ability test and the writing of an essay.
This event, held at PMSA, 8601 W. Roosevelt Road, Forest Park, begins promptly at 9 a.m. and is scheduled to end by 11:30 a.m. Students may be admitted for testing at 8:30 a.m.
Approximately 350 students have already completed the admissions assessment for the 2009-2010 school year, according to TaQuoya Kennedy, spokesman for Proviso High School District 209.
Students interested in attending PMSA should contact the school's main office, (708) 338-4100, to schedule an assessment appointment.
All completed PMSA applications with signatures and supporting materials must be submitted or postmarked by Jan. 15.